23rd Annual Key West Lobsterfest

Home Events Festival Info Lodging Tickets Welcome to the official site of Key West Lobsterfest 2019 Fresh Lobster Every year we celebrate the opening of Lobster Season by throwing the biggest party of the summer! Cold Drinks There is nothing better than your favorite cold drink to go along with some tasty Florida Lobster!  Great Music Key West is famous for it's diverse music scene. Check out all the great options! Lobsterfest Events 8/8/2019 Lobster Boil on the Roof at the Waterfront Brewery Enjoy fresh lobster while overlooking the Historic Key West Seaport at Sunset! EVENT DETAILS 5pm - 9pm [...]

2019-05-31T18:49:12-05:00May 31st, 2019|What's Happening|0 Comments

Easy Shrimp and Grits

Article Source: http://www.cookingforkeeps.com/easy-shrimp-and-grits-recipe/ Easy Shrimp and Grits Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes 2 cups water1 cup unsalted chicken stock1 1/2 cups heavy cream1/2 tsp salt (divided)1 cup yellow corn grits (I use Bob's Red Mill)4 tbsp unsalted butter (divided)1/2 cup extra sharp cheddar cheese1 1/4 lbs large 16-20 count shrimp (peeled and deveined (You'll want 5-6 large shrimp per person))1 tsp olive oil1/2 cup chopped andouille sausage2 large garlic cloves (minced)1/4 cup lemon juice1/4 cup Frank's red hot sauce1/4 cup unsalted chicken stock1/4 cup sliced green onion (plus more for garnish) Add water, [...]

2019-05-26T12:06:41-05:00May 26th, 2019|Recipes|0 Comments

Maine Coast honored with prestigious presidential award for expanding US exports

Author: Madelyn Kearns U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross recognized York, Maine, U.S.A.-based lobster supplier Maine Coast with the President’s “E” Award for Exports on 23 May, for the company’s demonstrated national leadership in expanding export markets for the country. Forty-eight companies total were honored by Secretary Ross with the President’s “E” Award, “the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports,” Maine Coast said. The company’s commitment to sustaining exports and opening new markets made it an ideal recipient for the honor, according to Ross. “Maine Coast has demonstrated [...]

2019-05-26T11:33:12-05:00May 26th, 2019|News|0 Comments

US and UK urge parents to feed more seafood to children

Author: Nicki Holmyard “How can we engender enthusiasm in children for eating seafood?” asked Karen Galloway – owner of KAGC Limited, a company specialized in strategic development and consumer insights, and a former employee at Seafish – in her Drummond Lecture at the Shellfish Association of Great Britain this week. “Many studies have shown that children who eat seafood regularly have increased IQ and a better quality of sleep, yet parents in the U.K. are failing to take these messages onboard.” The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) also happened to release a report this week identifying that children in the [...]

2019-05-26T11:31:44-05:00May 26th, 2019|Nutrition|0 Comments

Four great Rieslings to pair with seafood, Asian spices and Alsace classics

Author: John Wilson European or Australian, Riesling is perhaps the greatest white grape variety Rieslings from Aldi, Wittmann, Zinck and Immich-Batterieberg   Having missed a connecting flight from London home to Dublin a few weeks back, and utterly exhausted, I treated myself to a reviving glass of Pewsey Vale’s The Contours Riesling, from Australia, and some potted shrimp with sourdough toast. It wasn’t cheap, but it was by far the best airport food I have had in years. It also reminded me just how good Riesling is with food. Riesling is a contender, alongside Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc, for the [...]

2019-05-26T11:27:20-05:00May 26th, 2019|Wine|0 Comments

A substantial benefit from replacing steak with fish

Author: Technical University of Denmark Credit: CC0 Public Domain   The average Dane will gain a health benefit from substituting part of the red and processed meat in their diet with fish, according to calculations from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark. Men over 50 and women of childbearing age in particular would benefit from such a change in diet. In a Ph.D. study at the National Food Institute, Sofie Theresa Thomsen has developed a method to calculate the total health impact of replacing one food with another in the diet. The method has been used to assess [...]

2019-05-17T12:14:54-05:00May 19th, 2019|Nutrition|0 Comments

Shrimp Scampi

Author: Chungah Source: https://damndelicious.net/2014/03/28/shrimp-scampi/   Shrimp Scampi Yield: 4 servings prep time: 10 minutes cook time: 15 minutes total time: 25 minutes 8 ounces linguine2 tablespoons unsalted butter1 pound medium shrimp (peeled and deveined)3 cloves garlic (minced)1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (or more, to taste)1/4 cup white wine*1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juiceKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper (to taste)Zest of 1 lemon2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions; drain well.Melt butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add [...]

2019-05-17T12:05:09-05:00May 19th, 2019|Recipes|0 Comments

Tuna will take center stage on Palau’s menu

Author: Bernadette Carreon   To celebrate World Tuna Day, Palau President Tommy Remengesau Jr. on 1 May signed a presidential directive calling for a “national commitment to reduce pressure on the reef, promote locally produce foods.” Under the directive, all government food service systems must serve pelagic fish such as tuna, with reef fish no longer allowed to be served at any government event or by any government-backed foodservice system. In his directive, Remengesau said the move was being made to ensure food security and increase the supply of tuna to the domestic market. “Tuna and tuna-like pelagic fish species [...]

2019-05-17T12:17:46-05:00May 19th, 2019|News|0 Comments

A beginner’s guide to pairing food and wine

Author: Fiona Beckett   A beginner's guide to pairing food and wine You know your interest in wine has entered the next level when you start to wonder what food goes with the wine you’re drinking. So I thought it might be helpful to put together this beginner's guide, covering the basics of pairing wine with food. You’ll be pleased to hear a lot of it is common sense. You would probably no more think of drinking a crisp pinot grigio with a hearty beef stew or a full-bodied malbec with a delicate crab salad than I would but some [...]

2019-05-17T12:09:25-05:00May 19th, 2019|Wine|0 Comments

How to Pair Natural Wine with Seafood

Author: Naomi Tomky The Picture Pantry/Lisovskaya Na/Getty Images     Vinnie's Raw Bar opens soon in Seattle, and with it comes gorgeous natural wines paired with oysters, clams, shrimp, and more. Before Bryn Hagman could start picking wines for Vinnie’s Raw Bar, the highly-anticipated addition addition to Chris and Anu Elford’s Seattle bar empire, she had to—as M.F.K. Fisher once did—consider the oyster. These weren’t the meaty specimens she knew from New York, where she ran beverage programs at The Dutch and Chez Ma Tante, but brighter, more floral West Coast ones. Instead of classic Champagne (you won’t find it [...]

2019-05-11T17:24:34-05:00May 12th, 2019|Wine|0 Comments